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Ramsey, Paul J. – History of Education Quarterly, 2009
Between the 1840s and 1880s--a heyday of public bilingual schooling--the American Midwest emerged as a modern Babel because of its linguistic diversity and strong tradition of local control. In such a favorable environment, a variety of patterns and aims of foreign-language instruction developed. In this article, the author examines the contexts…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Public Education, Educational History
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Lannie, Vincent P. – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Presents an historiographical overview of Catholic education in the United States from colonial days to the twentieth century. The author traces the principles, origins, and establishment of the Catholic school system and relates the system to the Church's progress in America. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: American Studies, Catholic Schools, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Wong, William S. – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Provides a translation and explanation of the "Hsueh Chi," (Record of Learning), which is the 18th chapter of the major Confucian classic "Li Chi," (Book of Rites). The author maintains that although much has changed in China since Confucius, there is still the spirit that education is essential in order to organize society and to rule. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Asian History, Chinese Culture, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Court, Franklin E. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Adam Smith used selections from English literature in his classroom during the eighteenth century because he believed that vernacular literature could provide a ready context for the teaching of ideological, social, and moral lessons. He believed that higher education should prepare students for the real business of the real world. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Objectives, English Curriculum
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Diorio, Joseph A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
A century ago history was seen as one of the school subjects conducive to the moral training of young people, and it held an important position in the curriculum. Why the importance of history declined precisely at a time when interest in moral education continued to run high is discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction
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Elwitt, Sanford – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Discusses the use of higher education for social defense, moral improvement, and working-class acculturation in 19th-century France. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Higher Education
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Rothschild, Mary Aickin – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
In 1964-65, Freedom Schools, staffed mostly by northern volunteers, were established for 11th grade Black students in Mississippi. The major goals of the summer schools were to give Blacks a broad intellectual and academic experience and to form a basis for statewide student action. (RM)
Descriptors: Activism, Civil Rights, Core Curriculum, Educational Objectives
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Robson, David W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
From 1776-1800, 16 colleges were founded in the United States that still operate today. These colleges, founded on what was then the American frontier, demonstrated both the continuity and the diversity of the period in their student bodies, curriculum, political role, and relationship to the older seaboard colleges and culture. (IS)
Descriptors: Colleges, Colonial History (United States), Curriculum, Educational History
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Altenbaugh, Richard J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
Workers' social and educational experiences during the early twentieth century led to a perceived need for their own schools. Ideological origins of the labor colleges are enumerated, the objectives and programs of one labor college, Brookwood, are examined, and contributions of labor colleges to the American labor movement are analyzed. (RM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational History, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
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Lybarger, Michael – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
Objectives and content of the social studies curriculum from 1900 to 1916 at the Hampton Institute, a trade school for Blacks in Hampton, Virginia, are described, and the extent to which these goals and content were reflected in recommendations published in 1916 by the Committee on Social Studies are examined. (RM)
Descriptors: Black Education, Citizenship Education, Course Content, Educational History
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Cohen, Sol – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
Few intellectual and social movements of this century have had so pervasive an influence on the theory and practice of American education as the mental hygiene movement. This movement substantially altered ways of thinking about education, in particular, the school's responsibility for children's personality development. The movement's history is…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Ferruolo, Stephen C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Focusing on the medieval university during its formative years (late 1100s and early 1200s), the author addresses questions such as "How did the ambitions of students and masters influence the organization and curriculum of these new institutions?" Concludes that society was served by these universities despite the indication that the…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Higher Education
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Reuben, Julie A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Argues that changes in citizenship education during the progressive era (emphasizing community and the common welfare rather than individual rights) grew out of support for a strong, activist central government. Questions earlier assumptions that the change occurred in reaction to immigration. Discusses competing conceptions of citizenship and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Educational History
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Barnes, Sarah V. – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Traces the changes in educational philosophy and practices that occurred within England's civic universities. The original intent of the state supported public universities was to provide professional and technical training for the growing middle class. Discusses the reasons that the civics eventually adopted the curriculum of the elite private…
Descriptors: College Role, Educational Environment, Educational Experience, Educational History
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Tolley, Kim – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Presents a consistent body of evidence to support the conclusion that, from the earliest decades of the 19th century, scientific subjects represented a significant and popular part of the curriculum in schools for girls. Includes evidence from primary and secondary sources. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
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